in·​come | ˈin-ˌkəm How to pronounce income (audio) also ˈin-kəm or ˈiŋ-kəm

1 : a gain or recurrent benefit usually measured in money that derives from capital or labor also : the amount of such gain received in a period of time has an income of $30,000 a year

2 : a coming in : entrance, influx fluctuations in the nutrient income of a body of water